Rags to Riches

Activity summary

  • Activity categorised as Educational
  • Suitable for:
    • Schools & groups
  • Relevant to national curriculum subjects:
    • English
    • History
    • Physical Education

About this activity

Completed in 1900, Russell Gardens belonged to Dover paper manufacturer Edward Barlow.

With the worksheets compare the lives of his family and his workers through role play, you can also join in with some Victorian/Edwardian children's games.

Suitable for KS1 and KS2.

Useful documents

Useful documents for this activity available to download.

Further information